Ellie Kemper's Journey From An Ordinary Midwest Childhood To Hollywood

Dec 28, 2018

This hour originally aired on Oct. 5, 2018.

With David Folkenflik

The irrepressible Ellie Kemper on her journey from a seemingly ordinary Midwestern childhood to starring in the unusual dark comedy, the “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.”


Ellie Kemper, Emmy-nominated actor. Star of the Netflix original series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.” Author of “My Squirrel Days.”

From The Reading List

Excerpt from “My Squirrel Days” by Ellie Kemper

Excerpted from MY SQUIRREL DAYS by Ellie Kemper. Copyright © 2018 by Ellie Kemper. Excerpted with permission by Scribner, a Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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